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Obama says he was too flip on abortion issue
MSNBC/ AP ^ | Sun., Sept. 7, 2008 | AP

Posted on 09/13/2008 10:12:28 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg

He says question about when a baby is entitled to human rights is ‘tough’

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; abortion; bioethics; flipflop; nobama; obamabiden; paygrade; saddleback
I wonder if all this polling data showing Obama down severley is not in part due to this flip remark?
1 posted on 09/13/2008 10:12:28 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg
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To: Mad Dawgg
Its STILL "above my pay grade!" NEXT!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

2 posted on 09/13/2008 10:14:55 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Mad Dawgg

He is flippant. And the more America sees him, the less they like him. He’s 47 and an immature punk. He has no “gravitas”. ;-)


3 posted on 09/13/2008 10:15:28 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (In VP's, McCain picked the future, Obama chose the past.)
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To: Mad Dawgg

“He says question about when a baby is entitled to human rights is ‘tough’”

Which means, Barry, you’ve got no business and certainly no qualifications that entitle you to be fooling around with that question. And you sure don’t belong in any position to have any sort of influence over how that question is answered.


4 posted on 09/13/2008 10:15:40 AM PDT by Will88 (.)
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To: Mad Dawgg

What’s so tough about deciding when a baby is entitled to human rights? If a baby is a human being, then he/she is entitled to those rights.

Barry, may I suggest you use the same criteria used by the homosexual activists. Those activists are on the verge of forcing homosexual marriage on our culture due to their insistence that they be treated equally, no matter what happens to definitions of marriage and family. And you agree with their point of view. So why not use the same criteria, and say that an unborn baby should be treated equally, no matter what upheavals it causes with the Daily Kos, DU, Huffington Post crowd?????


5 posted on 09/13/2008 10:16:34 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Mad Dawgg

He will soon add a little ‘flop’ to his ‘flip’.


6 posted on 09/13/2008 10:16:50 AM PDT by Uncledave (Zombie Reagan '08)
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To: Will88

Don’t forget, he taught constitutional law.


7 posted on 09/13/2008 10:18:06 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Mad Dawgg
He's too “flip” or flipped on everything. He doesn't make a lick of sense. He's not connected to any real world that I know or believe about.

He's an leftist, elitist petty snob and treasonous, perfidious poseur and self-righteous nanny fascist.

And another thing,.......

If he wins, we are doomed. Kiss freedom goodbye.

8 posted on 09/13/2008 10:18:57 AM PDT by garyhope (It's world war IV, right here, right now courtesy of Islam. VRWC. TWP.)
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To: Uncledave

“Can’t I just eat my waffle?”


9 posted on 09/13/2008 10:18:57 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Eras will now be referred to as: BS: Before Sarah and AS: After Sarah)
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To: Mad Dawgg

..this has to be the 1,162 do-over this clown has had since 2007


10 posted on 09/13/2008 10:19:36 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Mad Dawgg

The damage is done.

Can you imagine if Palin had answered that way?


11 posted on 09/13/2008 10:21:36 AM PDT by volunbeer (Dear heaven.... we really need President Reagan again!)
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To: Mad Dawgg

Folks, he’s getting away with a fast one here. The Democrats have for years.

Personhood and conception is NOT a theological issue! It’s not. It’s BIOLOGICAL. It’s SCIENCE. Every embryologist in the world knows when life begins - at fertilization.


12 posted on 09/13/2008 10:22:05 AM PDT by rjp2005 (Lord have mercy on us)
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To: Mad Dawgg

0bama’s answer says “probably”, but he never says it was “flip”, that is the interviewers term, once again, 0bama gives a long winded non-answer;
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Asked on Sunday whether the “above my pay grade” answer was too flip, Obama said: “Probably. ...What I intended to say is that, as a Christian, I have a lot of humility about understanding when does the soul enter into ... It’s a pretty tough question.

“And so, all I meant to communicate was that I don’t presume to be able to answer these kinds of theological questions,” he said in an interview broadcast Sunday on ABC’s “This Week.”


13 posted on 09/13/2008 10:23:36 AM PDT by Son House (Palin, Has The Left Press Wailing! [MSNBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, New York Times,...])
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To: Dilbert San Diego
"So why not use the same criteria, and say that an unborn baby should be treated equally, no matter what upheavals it causes with the Daily Kos, DU, Huffington Post crowd?????"

I once asked a Ultra-Feminist, who not only wants Abortions legal but the Government to pay for all costs, if she would be offended if I were to invent a time machine and go back and convince her mother to abort her.

I've never witnessed such a melt down.

My only regret is I wish I would have had the forethought to record her reaction.

14 posted on 09/13/2008 10:23:36 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg ("`Eddies,' said Ford, `in the space-time continuum.' `Ah,' nodded Arthur, `is he? Is he?'")
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To: 1rudeboy
Don’t forget, he taught constitutional law.

Maybe the professor can flip to the part of the Constitution the contains the "penumbra" in which the SCOTUS found the right to kill babies .

15 posted on 09/13/2008 10:26:51 AM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it freedom has a flavor the protected will never know F/8)
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To: Mad Dawgg

So, this is his calculated “counter attack”? Wow, I’m impressed....NOT.


16 posted on 09/13/2008 10:27:45 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: Mad Dawgg
Interestingly enough, that "flip remark" was SOOOOOOO completely out of place - in terms of the context in which it occured - that I thought it to be stunningly stupid.

You can't label it flip. It was idiotic.

And it's not that HE said it. I would consider anyone who said that, in the situation in which it was said, totally incompetent to be president.

17 posted on 09/13/2008 10:28:36 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (By Obama's own reckoning, isn't Lyndon LaRouche more qualified? He's run since the 70's)
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To: Mad Dawgg

So, this is his calculated “counter attack”? Wow, I’m impressed....NOT.


18 posted on 09/13/2008 10:30:09 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: SERKIT
Is that one gaffe a day? I can't wait for his 59th gaffe when this is ALL OVER! (laughing)

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

19 posted on 09/13/2008 10:33:06 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Mad Dawgg

Q: When is a baby is entitled to human rights?
BHO: Present.


20 posted on 09/13/2008 10:35:13 AM PDT by shteebo
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To: Mad Dawgg

“... when a baby is entitled to human rights is ‘tough’

Obama is obviously not ready to be President because there are an awfully lot of questions and situations that are “tough” when you’re in charge. If he stops to ponder when we’re under attack and then later says the decision to respond was “tough”, where will we be as a nation?


21 posted on 09/13/2008 10:37:36 AM PDT by Jackson57
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To: Mad Dawgg

That’s OK, Hussein. Being “flip” about murdering babies says something about you that people should know.


22 posted on 09/13/2008 10:38:08 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: rjp2005
Every embryologist in the world knows when life begins - at fertilization.

Brings to mind the best statement about this that I've heard yet: Anyone who's ever bought a condom knows when life begins.

23 posted on 09/13/2008 10:51:56 AM PDT by Marauder (Damn all Bolsheviks to hell.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

When even Thomas Friedman’s editorials sound glum about him, you know BO’s in trouble.


24 posted on 09/13/2008 10:57:31 AM PDT by Moonmad27 (Simplify, simplify, simplify. H.D. Thoreau)
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To: Mad Dawgg
Obama has been doing a lot of, "What I meant to say was . ."

How many wars is he going to start with his verbal gaffes?

25 posted on 09/13/2008 11:00:06 AM PDT by aimhigh
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To: Mad Dawgg
Since Obama supports abortion then he can only give one answer to this question.

Either, Obama believes that life begins at birth, or he believes murder is okay.

The fact that he can't answer this question is even more troubling, because it leads one to believe that he has rationalized the murder of the most innocent of innocents. All for political gain, Senator?

26 posted on 09/13/2008 11:02:38 AM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Moonmad27

I think Obama thought he could skate but he actually has a nasty, childish personality. And I believe his slide in the polls will bring out the petulant brat/punk more often. The Dems should have picked an adult.


27 posted on 09/13/2008 11:03:20 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (In VP's, McCain picked the future, Obama chose the past.)
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To: Mad Dawgg
He says question about when a baby is entitled to human rights is ‘tough’

He didn't do any better with the second bite of the apple.

28 posted on 09/13/2008 12:07:53 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (Man, that's stupid ... even by congressional standards.)
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To: Mad Dawgg

Does this qualify as a backflip?

Only Obama could take mud and make it muddier.


29 posted on 09/13/2008 12:54:59 PM PDT by Rutles4Ever (Ubi Petrus, ibi ecclesia, et ubi ecclesia vita eterna!)
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To: Mad Dawgg
>"I once asked a Ultra-Feminist, who not only wants Abortions legal but the Government to pay for all costs, if she would be offended if I were to invent a time machine and go back and convince her mother to abort her."

Maybe if there was a Shakey's Pizza in the deal.

Inside Southpark Joke.


30 posted on 09/13/2008 1:04:38 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (I will stand with the Muslims ~B Hussein Obomunist ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Verito Possumus~Verified Sleeper!)
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